An early look at supercomputers in the United States and Japan. Featured guests include George Michael, head of computer research of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, John Repp of Control Data Corporation, Dr. Hideo Aiso, Professor at Keio University in Japan, Dr. Hiroshi Kashiwagi, Chairman of Japan's National Supercomputer Project, and Dr. Yukio Mizuno, Senior Vice President of NEC. The program also features on location coverage in Japan of the country's supercomputer projects including ...
Keywords: supercomputer; japan; parallel processing
Downloads: 5,561 (1 review)
When the personal computer software industry was born in the mid 1980's, it was assumed that computer programs would be sold like books or records. But software was different and some innovative programmers started inviting users to try their software for free. This started the battle between open source software and proprietary software. This program examines the early phenomenon of shareware and freeware...
Keywords: freeware; BMUG; SRI; Buttonware; BBS; PC-SIG
Downloads: 7,025 (1 review)
|Greatest Computer Games|
A review of the best new games of the year. Games covered include In the First Degree, Buried in Time, Mech Warrior 2, ImagiNation Network, and Phantasmagoria. Plus a visit to Microsoft's Judgment Day, a conference for third-party game developers in Redmond, Washington. Originally broadcast in 1995.
Keywords: games; mech warrior; phantasmagoria
Downloads: 9,334 (1 review)
|High Tech Israel|
A visit to the Middle East to see the booming high-tech industry in Israel. Featured are Intel and Microsoft R&D centers plus many local Israeli companies doing work ranging from network communications to speech recognition and natural handwriting recognition. Also demonstrations of technology spinoffs from the Israeli military. Originally broadcast in 1993.
Keywords: israel; middle east; tel aviv
Downloads: 2,473 (2 reviews)
New computers are coming out with DVD drives built in. Do you need a DVD drive? We'll show you why this new format is great and how you can upgrade your old PC to use this new technology. Originally broadcast in October, 1999. Copyright 1999 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
Keywords: Episode year: 2000; Companies: Sony; Companies: Panasonic; DVD
Downloads: 33,409 (1 review)
|Final Fantasy 8 - Run|
FF VIII Sir MMPD Radick Run Notes: This is my first recorded run for Final Fantasy VIII, this is mainly so I could get an idea of how I could improve to the point I could submit a speed run in the future, this is not a speed run of any kind. I would not suggest watching these videos unless your extremely bored or just want to watch the plot line. The Total time for all the clips is an unintended 24 hours 26 minutes and 51 seconds The date I finished was January 30th 2005 or so...
Keywords: FFVIII, Final Fantasy 8
Downloads: 20,942 (2 reviews)
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An introduction to Apple's Hypercard. Guests include Apple Fellow and Hypercard creator Bill Atkinson, Hypercard senior engineer Dan Winkler, author of "The Complete Hypercard Handbook" Danny Goodman, and Robert Stein, Publisher of Voyager Company. Demonstrations include Hypercard 1.0, Complete Car Cost Guide, Focal Point, Laserstacks, and National Galllery of Art. Originally broadcast in 1987. Copyright 1987 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
Keywords: hypercard; apple; bill atkinson
Downloads: 37,674 (2 reviews)